NCNLA is committed to recognizing and supporting future horticulture industry leaders across the state whom have earned the Certified Young Plant Professional certification. 

The Robert Cagle Memorial Scholarship
The Robert Cagle Memorial Scholarship was established in 2016 in memory of the founder of Greenthumb Nursery in Ether, NC. It is funded by the net profit of NCNLA's annual Robert Cagle Memorial Golf Tournament.

The Robert Cagle Memorial Scholarship is an opportunity to support the continuing education needs of qualified horticultural and landscape students that have earned NCNLA’s Certified Young Plant Professional certification. The Scholarship identifies and rewards horticulture students who exemplify scholastic aptitude, positive attitude, and industry potential.

Applications are due to NCNLA Headquarters no later than June 30, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.



The Robert Cagle Memorial Scholarship is funded through the net profit of NCNLA's annual Robert Cagle Golf Tournament. The NCNLA Board of Directors wishes to thank the following sponsors of the 2016 Robert Cagle Memorial Golf Tournament:

Greenthumb Nursery

Turtle Creek Nursery

Sitelight, Ld Inc.

Fairview Garden Center

Piedmont Carolina Nursery

Maple Ridge Tree Farms

Bland Landscaping Co, Inc.

Worthington Farms

Piney Mountain Trees

Gilmore Plant & Bulb

Patterson's Nursery

Jacobs Creek Stone

Greenscape, Inc.

Godley's Garden Center

T.H. Blue

Fanntum Nursery Supply

New Garden Landscaping & Nursery

Dowd's Tree Farm

New Garden Select

Sampson Nursery

Hussey Oil Company

Nelson Nursery

Triangle Turf & Ornamental


Spivey's Nursery

Site One Landscape Supply